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I have a 02 E-glide. 26g cam with a power commander. I want to
know if I should go with the harley Hi compression pistons or should
I stay with the flat top. I have the stock heads and will have them
cleaned up a littel befor putting them back on.
Any suggestions as to what pistons would be best.

I do alot of 2 up but would like to have a little more power
without the ping.

Thanks for the help..
 

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The 26G does not like Compression too much above 9.5:1. Go with flat tops and if you want a little more compression, cc the heads and have them milled to get what you want. A stock 95 with flat top pistons is 9.3:1 with a .040 and almost 9.5:1 with a .030 gasket assuming 85cc heads and 0 deck height.
 

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I agree , no reason for hi comp pistons with that cam , and the flat tops will go up to 10.2 if you decided to change cams and headwork. I'm running just over 10:1 with them , I am running a 31G and SE heads though.
 

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Ok next question. Forged or cast. And should I just go with the S/E pistons
or aftermarket
 

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Check with a local indie shop and see what machine shop they use. Any decent machine shop should be able to do it...make sure they're using torque plates though...should run around $50 a hole give or take. I agree with drdrvon, for your build the SE's will work great and they're a bargain...less than $100 at the discount houses! Good luck!
 

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No need to go forged unless you are going to the drags, check Zanotti's for the SE case p/n #22851-99a
 

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Thanks for the replys people. I will check on the parts and see what I can
find. As to a machine shop around here:huh: I dont think I would let them
bore a lawn mower. If any one knows of a place in Wilmington NC or Myrtle
Beach area please let me know.

Again thanks:
 

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Well.....

.....you could check out the AMS website if you choose not to go with a local shop for your barrels.
 

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Bean also bores cylinders but finding a good local shop would be cheaper as there is no shipping involved.
 

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Cool....

springer- said:
Bean also bores cylinders but finding a good local shop would be cheaper as there is no shipping involved.
....did not know Bean did the cylinders! That would be a great way to go.
 
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